Help your potential matches find common interests.
I have to show great self-restraint here...
Favorite authors: Yukio Mishima, Jack Kerouac, Sylvia Plath, Thomas
Mann, Cormac McCarthy, John Steinbeck, Franz Kafka, Albert Camus,
J.D. Salinger, Yasunari Kawabata, Philip K. Dick, William
Favorite music: Modern Life Is War, Joy Division, Manic Street
Preachers, Death In June, The Cure, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds,
Nico, American Nightmare, Cold Cave, World/Inferno Friendship
Society, Xiu Xiu, recorded some of my favorite albums.
Also, I love Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and
BABYMETAL without irony.
I also like directors like Jean-Luc Godard, Andrei Tarkovsky,
Francois Truffaut and the Nouvelle Vague, Luis Bunuel, Fritz Lang,
Lars Von Trier.
poets such as Arthur Rimbaud, Allen Ginsburg, Charles Bukowski,
Rainer Maria Rilke, Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath, of whom I have no
problem mentioning twice.
photography and art such as Diane Arbus, Chris Burden, Eikoh Hosoe,
Man Ray, the surrealists, the actionists, Van Gogh, and more.
You don't have to like all the same music or artists or whatever,
it doesn't matter, but the "OMG! I don't know who that is, you are
SO WEIRD!" line is a deal breaker. Just be open minded. Also, be
passionate... about something... anything.
I am a vegetarian. I'm trying to eat better, although half of
everything I eat still comes from the bakery section.
Yeah, this section was just one long series of name drops.